Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-11-06

Applications

In an overview article "Computing with Lasers Could Power Up Genomics and AI" Tom Simonite gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in computing with lasers. Because the pace at which conventional chips improve is slowing down, and these startups say optical computers are the answer. Read further...
During this BoF, the European HPC technology projects will showcase their work, aiming to seed new collaborations with international partners, to accelerate progress in Exascale research and development. Within the European HPC Technology effort, a number of projects - including AllScale - are already running, plus funding has been guaranteed for further investments in a variety of areas covering the entire HPC system stack and application expertise. The BoF is organised by ETP4HPC, one of the two EXDCI project partners. Read further...
Team Heptagon from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China is making their second appearance in the SCC. The team name represents the seven members who together form a whole unit. Team Heptagon is banking on the experience of current and past members in student cluster competitions at SC, ISC, ASC in China and RDMA. The team also brings a diverse academic portfolio to the event, with students studying math, electronics engineering, communication engineering, software engineering and computer science. Read further...
The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) annual conference, most recently held as XSEDE16 in Miami last July, is transforming into an independent entity designed to unite the high-performance computing and advanced digital research community. The Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing conference (PEARC) will welcome all who care about using advanced digital services for research. The PEARC17 Conference will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, July 9-13, 2017. Read further...